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The University of Toledo honors veterans at breakfast

The University of Toledo honors veterans at breakfast

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
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On November 11, the University of Toledo held the Twelfth Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast and Resource Fair in Savage Arena. The Breakfast was followed by the unveiling of markers outside Memorial Field House at the Veterans Memorial Plaza. Attending the breakfast were World War II veterans...

Award-winning author Danzy Senna speaks at The University of Toledo

Award-winning author Danzy Senna speaks at The University of Toledo

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2016
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Award-winning author Danzy Senna visited the University of Toledo to read from her memoir Where Did You Sleep Last Night? as well as answer questions, and hold a book signing. The event was held Thursday, Nov. 3 for the 27th annual Richard M. Summers Memorial Lecture presented by the English Departme...

University of Toledo College of Law sees drop in Bar Exam passage rate from past July

University of Toledo College of Law sees drop in Bar Exam passage rate from past July

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
November 8, 2016
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Students become lawyers once they graduate from law school; however, they cannot practice law until they pass the Bar Exam, which licenses them in the state of their choosing. The Bar Exam is a two-and-a-half-day comprehensive examination and a one-and-a-half-day essay examination. For the past two...

The University of Toledo College of Business clashes with Cengage

The University of Toledo College of Business clashes with Cengage

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
November 8, 2016
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In mid-October, representatives from Cengage, came and met with a professor from the College of Business and Innovation, Laura Williams, and her class about issues that they were having with the products they purchased from Cengage. Williams’s Managerial and Behavioral Processes in Organizations class,...

How FAFSA changes will affect you

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2016
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Important changes have been made to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2017-2018 school year. Students are now able to submit their FAFSA® earlier than previous years and will also now report other required income information sooner. “I got an email a few days ago from FASFA....

The University of Toledo seeks student input for strategic planning

The University of Toledo seeks student input for strategic planning

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2016
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Students gathered in the Student Union on Oct. 25 to provide feedback to the co-chairs of the Strategic Planning Discussion Committee, on what they hope to see at the University of Toledo in the next five to ten years. “You might ask why the University of Toledo is undergoing strategic planning...

Private tutoring now being offered via Tutor Matching Service

Private tutoring now being offered via Tutor Matching Service

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2016
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The Learning Enhancement Center has partnered with the website, Tutor Matching Service, to offer private tutoring services to University of Toledo students as well as community members. The launch of the service comes as a response to the numerous requests received by the LEC to connect struggling students...

Created Equal displays abortion images in Centennial Mall

Created Equal displays abortion images in Centennial Mall

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
October 25, 2016
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An anti-abortion activist group, Created Equal, visited campus Monday, Oct. 24th to put graphic ‘abortion-images’ on display in Centennial Mall. The group was met by protests from students, after the University of Toledo Feminist Alliance posted about organizing resistance to the event on their Facebook...

UT student works with presidential campaign

UT student works with presidential campaign

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2016
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Current University of Toledo student, Lucy Frank, has had the rare opportunity to volunteer on the Clinton Campaign for this year’s presidential election. Frank cites her experience that she gained through the UT internship program as the reason she was able to gain this unique internship. Frank,...

UT receives grant, teams up with Imagination Station

UT receives grant, teams up with Imagination Station

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
October 25, 2016
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Thanks to a $311,676.00  grant, The University of Toledo is teaming up with The Imagination Station to help encourage and engage young children in STEM. The Imagination Station, in downtown Toledo, is an educational environment that encourages children to be curious and interested in the world around...

Parks Tower plans to close next year

Parks Tower plans to close next year

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
October 25, 2016
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A University decision has next year’s freshmen not being welcomed to campus life via Parks Tower any longer. After months of discussion, the decision was made that Parks Tower will close for renovations from May 2017 until June 2018. “Parks Tower is being renovated to improve the overall appearance,...

Daymond John gives lecture at University of Toledo

Daymond John gives lecture at University of Toledo

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
October 18, 2016
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Would you take the deal? It’s a dream that many have: the opportunity to be invested in by Shark Tank’s finest. Investing in others is one way that Daymond John gives back. The University of Toledo welcomed entrepreneur John to speak on Tuesday night as part of the Jesup Scott Honors College ...

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